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RxCADRE 2008, 2011, and 2012: Radiometer locations

This data publication contains a geodatabase (and ASCII data files) with the dual-band ground radiometer locations within the Prescribed Fire Combustion and Atmospheric Dynamics Research Experiment (RxCADRE) burn blocks in 2008, 2011, and 2012. These burn blocks are located at Eglin Air Force Base, northeast of Valparaiso, Florida, and at the Joseph Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway, near Camilla, Georgia. Raw voltages recorded by these radiometers were calibrated and used to estimate fire radiative power (FRP) and fire radiative energy (FRE) fluxes as fuel burned within their fields of view (FOV) at these locations. These estimates of FRP and FRE were in turn used to validate estimates of FRP and FRE derived from airborne or satellite imagery.

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Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area
POLYGON ((-86.77 31.27, -84.42 31.27, -84.42 30.51, -86.77 30.51))
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Data represent geolocations of ground radiometers deployed on prescribed fires at either Eglin Air Force Base, approximately 13 kilometers (km) northeast of Valparaiso, Florida or at the Joseph Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway, approximately 1
Forest Service Research Data Archive
Contact Name
Hudak, Andrew
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Program Code
005:059 - Department of Agriculture - Management Activities
Bureau Code
005:96 - Forest Service
Harvested from Forest Service
Harvest Source TitleForest Service
Harvest Source URIhttps://www.fs.usda.gov/rds/rdaoaipmh/o
Last Harvest PerformedSun, 07/12/2020 - 01:15

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U.S. Forest Service